An Introduction To Splunk

Victoria Holt has some basics on Splunk:

Splunk, a software platform, has the capability to leverage machine data for data management and analytics.  It can be used for

  • Data driven decision making
  • Alerts for network security threats
  • Report on system failures
  • Analyse and improve functionality

It enables performance analysis, dashboard creation, monitoring, troubleshooting and investigation of the real-time data collected. A Edureka learning video showed the Splunk components.

Advanced Splunk queries are still a bit like magic to me, but this is a very powerful service once you get a handle on how it works.

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